Birmingham

Birmingham Alabama skyline

Birmingham

Now is a great time to add Birmingham real estate to your investment portfolio.  Birmingham home prices are currently at historically low levels. Below are just a few of the reason why you should buy investment property in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • It is one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live.
  • Home prices are currently at historically low levels.
  • It is one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern U.S.
  • It ranks 54th in population among the nation’s top 268 metropolitan areas.
  • The local economy is diversified with manufacturing, higher education, medical professions, and banking being among the top employers.
  • It has three universities, four junior colleges, three technical schools, & three religious training schools.
  • 46 percent of the population are renters.
  • Rental rates vs. home values allow for excellent cash flow opportunities.
  • Rental rates are on the rise.
  • Rental unit demand is currently high.

The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089.

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!

Birmingham SkylineBirmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.

Birmingham Stats:

  • Ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas
  • Represents 24 percent of Alabama’s total population
  • Represents 31 percent of Alabama’s total payroll dollars
  • Ranks 48th in population among the nation’s top 300 metropolitan areas
  • Home to 40,680 Businesses

Some of Birmingham’s Largest Employers:

University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
Baptist Medical Centers
BellSouth
Honda Manufacturing Plant
Mercedes – Benz Manufacturing Plant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Protective Life Insurance Headquarters
Regions Bank, NA. Headquarters
Wells Fargo Bank
BBVA Compass Bank
Alabama Power Company Headquarters
Books-A-Million Headquarters
Energen Corporation
SONAT Corporation

Local Area Attractions:

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center in Birmingham, Alabama that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The Institute is located in the Civil Rights District, which includes the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, Fourth Avenue Business District, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame located in the Carver Theatre.

The Historic Alabama Theater is a movie palace in Birmingham, Alabama. It was built in 1927 by Paramount’s Publix Theatre chain as its flagship theater for the southeastern region of the United States. Seating 2,500 people at the time, it was the largest in the Birmingham Theatre district. The district was once home to a myriad of large theaters that featured vaudeville, performing arts, nickelodeons, and large first-run movie palaces. The Alabama is the only district theater still operating today. Built to show silent films, the Alabama still features its original Wurlitzer theater organ.

The Barbers Motor Sports Museum and Park iis a 740 acres multi-purpose racing facility located on the eastern fringes of Birmingham, Alabama,near Leeds. It was built by George Barber, and includes the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. It has been the site of the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama since 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.

Birmingham, AL view from Railroad Park Railroad Park is a 19-acre park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, that opened in the fall of 2010. It was designed by landscape architect Tom Leader and built by Birmingham-based Brasfield & Gorrie. The park lies immediately south of the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines through downtown Birmingham.

Properties In and Around Birmingham:

5240 Quail Ridge Rd

$ 88.900
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full proforma here: 5240 Quail Ridge Rd Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full proforma here: 5240 Quail Ridge Rd Proforma Information [more]
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804 and 804.5 37th Avenue

$ 44.000
804 and 804.5 37th Avenue , Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 804: 3 BR / 2 BA           804.5:  2 BR / 1 BA 1235 Sq. Ft. Built  [more]
804 and 804.5 37th Avenue , Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 804: 3 BR / 2 BA           804.5:  2 BR / 1 BA 1235 Sq. Ft. Built  [more]
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2978 Williamsburg Drive

$ 39.000
2978 Williamsburg Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215 2 BR / 1.5 BA 1.080 Sq. Ft. Built 1984 SALE PRICE: $39,000 Rented for [more]
2978 Williamsburg Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215 2 BR / 1.5 BA 1.080 Sq. Ft. Built 1984 SALE PRICE: $39,000 Rented for [more]
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2012 Ridge Ave

$ 42.000
2012 Ridge Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106 2 BR / 2 BA SALE PRICE: $42,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY!! (205) 461-3008 d [more]
2012 Ridge Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106 2 BR / 2 BA SALE PRICE: $42,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY!! (205) 461-3008 d [more]
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1505 Mims Street SW

$ 32.000
1505 Mims Street SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 925 Sq. Ft. Built 1955 SALE PRICE: $32,000 CONTACT STORMY TOD [more]
1505 Mims Street SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 925 Sq. Ft. Built 1955 SALE PRICE: $32,000 CONTACT STORMY TOD [more]
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237 Vanguard Dr

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 237 Vanguard Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 237 Vanguard Dr Proforma Information cont [more]
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615 Willowbrook Rd

$ 98.900
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 615 Willowbrook Rd Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 615 Willowbrook Rd Proforma Information c [more]
42 1.848 ft2full info
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2530 Lee Avenue SW

$ 19.900
2530 Lee Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 3 BA 1,738 Sq. Ft. Built 1944 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT STORMY TO [more]
2530 Lee Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 3 BA 1,738 Sq. Ft. Built 1944 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT STORMY TO [more]
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2760 17th Street Ensley

$ 10.900
2760 17th Street Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 1 BA 991 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $10,900 CONTACT DAVID [more]
2760 17th Street Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 1 BA 991 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $10,900 CONTACT DAVID [more]
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3228 Beech Avenue SW

$ 15.900
3228 Beech Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35227 4 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $15,900 CONTACT ANDREW T [more]
3228 Beech Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35227 4 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $15,900 CONTACT ANDREW T [more]
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2808 Dawson Avenue SW

$ 19.500
2808 Dawson Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 5 BR / 2 BA 2160 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,500 CONTACT ANDREW [more]
2808 Dawson Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 5 BR / 2 BA 2160 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,500 CONTACT ANDREW [more]
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2958 Browning Road

$ 52.000
2958 Browning Road, Bessemer, AL 35022 3 BR / 1 BA 1082 Sq. Ft. Built 1984 SALE PRICE: $52,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY [more]
2958 Browning Road, Bessemer, AL 35022 3 BR / 1 BA 1082 Sq. Ft. Built 1984 SALE PRICE: $52,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY [more]
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4408 Tate Avenue

$ 18.900
4408 Tate Avenue, Adamsville, AL 35005 3 BR / 1 BA 1215 Sq. Ft. Built 1947 SALE PRICE: $18,900 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
4408 Tate Avenue, Adamsville, AL 35005 3 BR / 1 BA 1215 Sq. Ft. Built 1947 SALE PRICE: $18,900 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
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6744 Dr Martin Luther King Dr

$ 21.900
6744 Dr Martin Luther King Drive, Birmingham, AL 35064 4 BR / 2 BA 1200 Sq. Ft. Built 1968 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONT [more]
6744 Dr Martin Luther King Drive, Birmingham, AL 35064 4 BR / 2 BA 1200 Sq. Ft. Built 1968 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONT [more]
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3423 Willow Lane

3423 Willow Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 4 BR / 2 BA 1260 Sq. Ft. Built 1973 SALE PRICE: $22,000 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
3423 Willow Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 4 BR / 2 BA 1260 Sq. Ft. Built 1973 SALE PRICE: $22,000 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
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1829 Old Creek Trail

$ 299.999
1829 Old Creek Trail, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 3 BR / 2 BA 1685 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $299,999 CONTACT US [more]
1829 Old Creek Trail, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 3 BR / 2 BA 1685 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $299,999 CONTACT US [more]
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10751 Diamond Dr

$ 122.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 10751 Diamond Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 10751 Diamond Dr Proforma Information c [more]
31 1.234 ft2full info
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1901 1st Street NE

$ 25.000
1901 1st Street NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 1 BA 1469 Sq. Ft. Built 1959 SALE PRICE: $25,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
1901 1st Street NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 1 BA 1469 Sq. Ft. Built 1959 SALE PRICE: $25,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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3212 Avenue C

$ 6.900
3212 Avenue C, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 968 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 ***SALE PRICE: $6,900*** CONTACT US TODAY!! (2 [more]
3212 Avenue C, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 968 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 ***SALE PRICE: $6,900*** CONTACT US TODAY!! (2 [more]
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1534 Midway Street

$ 59.900
1534 Midway Street, Montgomery, AL 36110 3 BR / 1.5 BA 1,120 Sq. Ft. Built 1971 Property is currently rented for $6 [more]
1534 Midway Street, Montgomery, AL 36110 3 BR / 1.5 BA 1,120 Sq. Ft. Built 1971 Property is currently rented for $6 [more]
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1131 Kawanda Ln

$ 87.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1131 Kawanda Ln Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1131 Kawanda Ln Proforma Information cont [more]
31.5 1.008 ft2full info
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1605 4th Way NW

$ 95.900
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 1605 4th Way NW Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 1605 4th Way NW Proforma Information cont [more]
31.5 1.425 ft2full info
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Under Contract

6678 Womack Rd

$ 88.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 6678 Womack Rd Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 6678 Womack Rd Proforma Information conta [more]
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473 Tupelo Way

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 473 Tupelo Way Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 473 Tupelo Way Proforma Information conta [more]
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Under Contract

706 Sally Ann Cir

$ 89.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 706 Sally Ann Cir Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 706 Sally Ann Cir Proforma Information co [more]
31 1.402 ft2full info
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Under Contract

3031 Apple Valley Ln

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 3031 Apple Valley Ln Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 3031 Apple Valley Ln Proforma Information [more]
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513 15th Ave NW

$ 98.900
Monthly Rent: $989 Annual Rent: $11,868 Check out the full proforma here: 513 15th Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
Monthly Rent: $989 Annual Rent: $11,868 Check out the full proforma here: 513 15th Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
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118 Kentwood Ave

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 118 Kentwood Ave Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 118 Kentwood Ave Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.060 ft2full info
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Under Contract

616 Robison Dr

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full proforma here: 616 Robison Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full proforma here: 616 Robison Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.287 ft2full info
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Under Contract

100 Red Lane Cir

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 100 Red Lane Cir Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 100 Red Lane Cir Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.308 ft2full info
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Under Contract

1241 16th Pl SW

$ 9.900
1241 16th Place SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 1328 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 ***SALE PRICE: $9,900*** CONTACT US TO [more]
1241 16th Place SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 1328 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 ***SALE PRICE: $9,900*** CONTACT US TO [more]
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1616 3rd Pl NW

$ 91.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1616 3rd Pl NW Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1616 3rd Pl NW Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.425 ft2full info
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2632 1st St NE

$ 91.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 2632 1st St NE Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 2632 1st St NE Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.461 ft2full info
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3306 Berkley Avenue

$ 15.000
  3306 Berkley Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020 2 BR / 1 BA 680 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $15,000 CONTACT US TO [more]
  3306 Berkley Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020 2 BR / 1 BA 680 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $15,000 CONTACT US TO [more]
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612 Fox Run Cir

$ 134.900
Monthly Rent: $1,275 Annual Rent: $15,300 Check out the full program here: 612 Fox Run Cir Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,275 Annual Rent: $15,300 Check out the full program here: 612 Fox Run Cir Proforma Information con [more]
32 1.526 ft2full info
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248 S Hillcrest Rd

$ 139.900
Monthly Rent: $1,300 Annual Rent: $15,600 Check out the full program here: 248 S Hillcrest Rd Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,300 Annual Rent: $15,600 Check out the full program here: 248 S Hillcrest Rd Proforma Information [more]
32 1.612 ft2full info
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3312 Afton Lane

$ 249.900
3312 Afton Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 3 BR / 3.5 BA 2,872 Sq. Ft. Built 1982 **Finished Basement** SALE PRICE: $249 [more]
3312 Afton Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 3 BR / 3.5 BA 2,872 Sq. Ft. Built 1982 **Finished Basement** SALE PRICE: $249 [more]
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13821 Hwy 216

$ 39.000
13821 Highway 216, Cottondale, AL 35453 3 BR / 1 BA 1,092 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $39,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
13821 Highway 216, Cottondale, AL 35453 3 BR / 1 BA 1,092 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $39,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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1525 Meadow Lane

$ 21.990
1525 Meadow Lane, Birmingham AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 752 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $21,990 CONTACT US TODAY!! (20 [more]
1525 Meadow Lane, Birmingham AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 752 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $21,990 CONTACT US TODAY!! (20 [more]
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515 31st Street

515 31st Street, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 864 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $20,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
515 31st Street, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 864 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $20,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
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